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Everest Base Camp Trekking, one of the major adventure destinations for most trekkers and adventurer with lifetime dreams to stand at the foot of world number Mt. Everest, which towers high at above (8,848 m and 29, 028 ft). Everest Base Camp Trekking, exposed to the world as highest mountains in early 20th Century where late legendry mountaineers Tenzing and Hillary first conquered Mt. Everest from South Col Nepal side in May 29th 1953.
Since then adventure to Everest gained popular, where thousands of trekkers visits this magnificent area of Khumbu each season to catch the glimpse of Everest and adjoining high peaks. Everest Base Camp Trekking starts with short scenic flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla airstrip, a Sherpa town and the door to various adventure around Khumbu and Everest region, where walks leads to scenic valley and river gorge of Dudh Kosi.
Walking past nice and lovely farm villages adorned with prayer Mani walls along the trail overlooking views of Kusum-Khanguru-Kongde and Thermasarkhu peaks as walks leads into Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo village(Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepali and Sherpa calls as Chomolungma in both languages means as ‘Great Mother’) As adventure progress heading higher to reach at famous Namche Bazaar the hub of Khumbu where once a week busy and colorful Saturday market takes place in this wonderful large village, here having rest days with short hike to support acclimatization before heading higher country.
From Namche onwards on good wide and scenic trail within cool alpine woodland of rhododendron and pine trees facing views of Mt. Everest and majestic peak of Amadablam where walk leads to beautiful areas at Thyangboche with its interesting monastery. Adventure continues leaving green vegetation and tree lines behind for sheer wilderness of dry and arid terrain with close views of high mountains, as walk reaches you at Everest Base Camp within arctic zone of ice and glaciers with stunning close views of massive Khumbu Ice-Falls.
After a great moment in high spirit climb up to Kalapathar rewards you with breathtaking panorama of mountains with closest Mt. Everest views at above (5,545 m) the highest point of the adventure. Return walk leads downhill most of the way back to Lukla for panoramic short smooth flight to Kathmandu with mesmerizing and awesome adventure on Everest Base Camp Trekking in the comfort of nice cozy mountain lodge with Sherpa warm hospitality.
Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu (1,350 meters / 4,429 feet)
Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu with half day guided tour and trek preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and commence trek to Phakding (2,640 m / 8,661 ft): 1 hr air journey & 3 hours walking
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m / 11,286 ft): 6 hrs walking
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for high acclimatization (optional side trip around)
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche Monastery (3,867 m / 11286 ft): 5 hrs walking
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,260 m / 13,976 ft): 5 hrs walking
Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche for high acclimatization (optional side trip around)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m / 16,174 ft): 5-6 hrs walking
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m / 17,598 ft) & back to Gorakshep (5,180 m / 16,994 ft): 7 hrs
Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar (5,545 m / 18,192 ft) and trek to Pangboche (3,900 m / 12,795 ft): -6-7 hrs walking
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m / 11,286 ft): 6 hrs walking
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,830 m / 9,284 ft): 6-7 hrs walking
Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel- 1 hr air journey
Day 15: Leisure day in Kathmandu for sightseeing, relaxing and shopping
Day 16: Transfer to airport for onward destination
Please Note: Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu in small aircraft (Dornier-Twin Otter or similar smaller Plane), where sometimes daily schedule normal flight can get delayed on both side Kathmandu and at Lukla also leading to cancellation due to bad and unfavorable weather condition.
In this case our trekking staff and guides as well office in Kathmandu will make necessary arrangements to minimize your convenience as much as possible within the company control, where some might need to be evacuated by other means of transport like Helicopter Service.
We strongly try to maintain our itinerary days as it is where some changes could arise due to weather and physical condition of the clients, in these situations please bear with us as we try our best to make your holiday enjoyable and interesting.
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